Last night, the Senate voted to reject the FCC decision to let the largest media companies add to their share of the market through increased cross-ownership. The measure now moves to the House of Representatives. President Bush has promised to veto this bill. See Ars Technica's account.

Josh Silver, Executive Director of the FreePress.net Action Fund says,
Corporate news today -- with its propaganda pundits, horse-race election coverage, and celebrity gossip -- undermines our democracy. We must continue to speak out and demand that the public airwaves be used to actually serve the public.